There are 4 ways to get from Bodrum to Crete by car ferry, ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Car ferry, ferry  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Bodrum to Kos
  2. Take the car ferry from Kos to Santorini
  3. Take the ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

$119 - $204

Cheapest option

Ferry, carferry, car ferry  •  17 h 32 min

  1. Take the ferry from Bodrum to Kos
  2. Take the carferry from Kos to Chalki
  3. Take the car ferry from Chalki to Heraklion

$82 - $212

2 alternative options

Catamaran to Rhodes, fly  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Bodrum to Rhodes
  2. Fly from Rhodes (RHO) to Irakleion (HER) RHO - HER

$101 - $323

Catamaran to Kos, fly  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Bodrum to Kos
  2. Fly from Kos (KGS) to Irakleion (HER) KGS - HER

$124 - $631

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bodrum to Crete is to ferry and carferry and car ferry which costs 500 ₺ - 1.400 ₺ and takes 17 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bodrum to Crete is to Catamaran and fly which costs 800 ₺ - 4.200 ₺ and takes 4 h 13 min.

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The distance between Bodrum and Crete is 309 km.

It takes approximately 9 h 10 min to get from Bodrum to Crete, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Bodrum to Crete. However, there are services departing from Bodrum and arriving at Heraklion via Kos and Santorini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 10 min.

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The nearest airport to Crete is Irakleion (HER) Airport which is 32.4 km away. Other nearby airports include Chania (CHQ) (80.7 km), Santorini (JTR) (148.1 km), Milos (MLO) (175.6 km) and Paros (PAS) (207.3 km).

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Map of how to get from Bodrum to Crete.
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  • Distance: 193.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 10 min

What companies run services between Bodrum, Muğla, Turkey and Crete, Greece?

There is no direct connection from Bodrum to Heraklion. However, you can take the car ferry to Kos, take the car ferry to Santorini, then take the ferry to Heraklion. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Bodrum to Heraklion via Kos and Chalki in around 17 h 32 min.

Airlines
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Rhodes to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Kos to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $1,200
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Rhodes to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,000
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Rhodes to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Ferry operators
Turkish Sealines
Phone
+90 252 316 22 22
Email
reservation@turkishsealines.com
Website
turkishsealines.com.tr
Car ferry from Bodrum to Kos
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
turkishsealines.com.tr
Bodrum Ferryboat
Website
bodrumferryboat.com
Ferry from Bodrum to Kos
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
bodrumferryboat.com
Dodekanisos Seaways
Website
12ne.gr
Car ferry from Kos to Chalki
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
12ne.gr
Anek Ferries
Phone
+30 21 0419 7400
Email
info@anek.gr
Website
anek.gr
Car ferry from Chalki to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
12 h 17 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Schedules at
anek.gr
Economy
$40 - $60
Airplane-type seats
$40 - $65
2 beds - outside cabin
$110 - $150
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Phone
+90 (252) 412 22 90 – 91
Email
reservation@yesilmarmaris.com
Website
yesilmarmarislines.com
Ferry from Bodrum to Rhodes
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$48
Website
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Ferry from Bodrum to Kos
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26
Website
Yeşil Marmaris Lines

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